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At BellyBelly, we’re passionate about helping women and men get informed and feeling confident about pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

Get access to the very best, evidence-based pregnancy, birth, and parenting information.

BellyBelly is an independent website with no corporate interests, so our writers don’t hold back – we publish what we believe people really need to know, in order to make the very best decisions for themselves and their baby.

As a result, around 2 to 2.5 million parents and parents-to-be around the world trust BellyBelly every single month. BellyBelly also comes highly recommended by obstetricians, midwives, birth educators, doctors, lactation consultants, and more.

As a team of professionals who care deeply about helping you to have the very best experience possible, we’d love to be your wise, trusted friend on your journey to parenthood and beyond.


“But You’re Doing It All Wrong…”

Do other people’s comments have you thinking that you are ‘doing it wrong’ raising your baby? Pinky McKay offers some wise advice if you feel like you’re ‘doing it all wrong’. Read More


10 Things Those Trying To Conceive Don’t Want To Hear – Part 2

Here’s part two of the 5 top voted, most challenging/annoying/frustrating comments couples trying to conceive DONT want to hear. Read More

Birth As A Bowel Movement

‘Birth As A Bowel Movement’ is a humourous analogy of the medicalisation birth. See how a normal bodily function can easily become a medical one. Read More


13 Natural Pain Relief Options For Labour

Here are 13 natural pain relief options for labour! Learn some useful tools that may help you cope much better and avoid medications during birth. Read More


Surviving The Arsenic Hour – 8 Tips To Cope With An Unsettled Baby

The arsenic hour… it conjures up images of evil forces and supernatural powers let loose. During this time we may become out of control, lose our senses and succumb to our dark side. Sound familiar? Read on for some fantastic tips on how you can survive the arsenic hour in your household! Read More

Smacking: To Smack or Not To Smack?

To smack or not to smack – a controversial topic in anyone’s language. Here’s some thoughts from BellyBelly’s Parenting Expert, Pinky McKay, as well as member experiences and thoughts about smacking. Read More


Not Enough Milk? Concerned About Your Milk Supply?

Do you have enough milk for your baby? One of the most common reasons a mother weans her baby before she might want to is that she is worried that she doesn’t have enough milk. Read More

10 Things Those Trying To Conceive Don’t Want To Hear

Want to know how to upset or annoy someone who is trying to conceive? Try these top 10, least welcomed comments. Read More


Best Advice, Worst Advice – Mums Tell!

Advice flies at you like a machine gun when you have a baby. BellyBelly mammas reveal the good, the bad and the ugly of baby advice. Read More

Pre-Labour Rupture Of Membranes – When Your Water Breaks

For a small number of women, the membranes rupture (water breaks) prior to the onset of labour. The medical term for this is Pre-labour Rupture of… Read More




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